Greenhouse Grower

Appleton, WI
Greenhouse Production
Full Time
Front Range Biosciences is a value-driven agricultural biotech company with the mission to improve society by applying science to high-value crops. Our goal is to become a trusted global leader in agricultural technology, coffee, and hemp products using our innovative Clean Stock nurseries, quality breeding programs, and contemporary seed testing and production.  

Primary Responsibilities
·        Harvest cuttings, toppings, pruning, transplanting
·        Scout weekly for plant pests and diseases and take corrective action.
·        Apply preventive pesticides and fungicides in a manner compliant with OSHA and Federal WPS standards
·        Monitor environment
·        Nutrient management
·        Maintain a clean and organized work environment
·        Maintain detailed and organized records of growing data and prepare and present regular progress reports
·        Responsible for maintaining inventory records

Desired Qualifications

    •         1 to 3 years’ experience in growing plants
    •         Ability to take instruction, follow protocols, willingness to learn new skills, and detail oriented.
    •         Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, chrome
    •         Working knowledge in growing systems as well as understanding temperature and humidity manipulation.
    •         Knowledge of best growing practices.
    •         Knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment options.
    •         Ability to obtain a private applicators pesticide license
    •         Ability to perform the following physical tasks: sitting, standing, stooping, stretching, walking, bending, twisting, reaching, performing repetitive motions, and carrying boxes up to 50 lbs
    •         Communicate effectively with supervisors and employees.
    •         Ability to plan, troubleshoot, anticipate problems, and problem solve.
    • Other job duties as assigned

Physical Demands of Job

    •         Ability to perform the following physical tasks: sitting, standing, stooping, stretching, walking, bending, twisting, reaching, performing repetitive motions, and carrying boxes up to 50 lbs
    •         The ability to follow safety rules